Islamabad:,,, Clash erupted between club bearing policemen and protesting workers of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaaf (PTI) in the federal capital on Friday.
Protesting against alleged rigging in general election 2013, PTI rally led by party’s additional secretary general Saifullah Niazi and central spokesperson Shireen Mazari marched towards Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) headquarters located in the Red Zone. Situation was out of control when police used force against the charged mob.
Despite all the chaos, angry mob continued advancing towards the Election Commission building. On the other hand members of the Sikh community protested outside the Parliament House on Friday.
The protesters claimed their gurdwaras in Karachi, Shikarpur and various other cities of Sindh were allegedly being set on fire. They demanded Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan to provide assurances regarding the security of their gurdwaras.
Protesters managed to enter the premises of the Parliament House by breaking the gate despite a heavy contingent of police personnel being present at the location. Rangers and anti-terrorist squads have also been summoned while DC Islamabad and IG Islamabad are also present at the location.
Negotiations between the police and demonstrators seemed to be on track since some members of the Sikh community were seen dispersing the scene.
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